Aug. 15, 2017

The solar eclipse glasses you bought might be fake — here’s how to tell

How to keep your eyes safe, even if Amazon recalled your eclipse glasses.
Aug. 10, 2017

The solar eclipse might do some strange things to animals — here’s everything we know

Nocturnal animals will likely be really confused.
Aug. 7, 2017

These cameras are about to hitch a ride to space to hunt thousands of distant planets

Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what's orbiting you.
Aug. 4, 2017

Elementary school teachers can now get their students eclipse glasses for free

Thousands of children across the U.S. are about to have their minds blown this month.
Aug. 3, 2017

The solar eclipse could help scientists crack some of the solar system's biggest mysteries

Our solar system's smallest planet will get its day in the (blocked-out) sun.

Aug. 2, 2017
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July 26, 2017

Don't have travel plans for the solar eclipse? Here's where to watch a livestream

If you can't make travel plans to see the eclipse, this is the next best thing.
July 25, 2017

NASA’s working on quieter supersonic flight, which it wants to help commercialize

What if you could spend less time on a plane to get where you're going?

July 24, 2017

You can help NASA with your solar eclipse observations on Aug. 21

You'll be an eclipse scientist.
July 24, 2017

Scientists are pretty sure that deep inside the moon, there’s water

The explosive story of water on the moon.
July 21, 2017
July 20, 2017

NASA just released hundreds of incredible space videos — here are our 5 favorites

Watch space history unfold before your eyes.
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July 20, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Trump’s second Putin meeting, Supreme Court reduces travel ban restrictions

What you need to know for Thursday, July 20.

July 19, 2017

How to use NASA’s interactive map to get the best view of the total solar eclipse Aug. 21

America hasn't seen a total solar eclipse in nearly 40 years.
July 19, 2017

The best places to see this summer's rare and beautiful total solar eclipse

Plan to spend the two most exciting hours of the summer in these places along the path of totality.
July 18, 2017

A Republican congressman just asked a NASA expert about ancient civilizations on Mars

A NASA expert told the congressman that it is “extremely unlikely” that there were ancient civilizations on Mars.
July 18, 2017

Scientists are recording the sounds of waves in space — and it could be huge for NASA

Listen to the sound of the surf... in space.
July 18, 2017

This little drone is flying around space taking pictures — and it’s the cutest thing ever

Its name is Int-Ball, and it’s a tiny, 3-D printed drone in the ISS.

July 17, 2017

Perseid Meteor Shower: What to know about the annual celestial event

The month-long celestial event kicks off Monday night and runs through Aug. 24.
July 14, 2017

Humans still aren’t ready to go to Mars

Chill out, people. Humans on Mars has always been a fuzzy goal.
July 13, 2017

NASA just released Juno’s brand new images of Jupiter’s red spot — and they’re jaw-dropping

The Great Red Spot space storm is just a small swirl on Jupiter, yet it's still 1.3 times the width of planet Earth.
July 13, 2017

Watch a massive cold spot grow and travel across the sun’s surface

Having a bad skin day? So is the sun.

July 11, 2017

NASA is studying fungus to make life on other planets better for humans

Scientists already have to deal with harmful doses of radiation. They might also be subject to sickening fungus.
July 10, 2017

NASA is sending its Pluto probe to a new target it barely knows. Here’s what it wants to find out.

NASA is using a plane-based observatory to check out the target's neighborhood.
July 7, 2017

Scientists are going to Mercury to see why it looks like it’s shrinking

If this aircraft actually gets to Mercury, it could help us figure out how the solar system was born.